Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 Domain Controller STIG:
(in versions v3 r7 through v2 r14)
The Profile single process user right must only be assigned to the Administrators group. (Cat II impact)
Inappropriate granting of user rights can provide system, administrative, and other high-level capabilities. Accounts with the "Profile single process" user right can monitor nonsystem processes performance. An attacker could potentially use this to identify processes to attack.
Verify the effective setting in Local Group Policy Editor. Run "gpedit.msc". Navigate to Local Computer Policy >> Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> User Rights Assignment. If any accounts or groups other than the following are granted the "Profile single process" user right, this is a finding: Administrators
Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> User Rights Assignment >> "Profile single process" to only include the following accounts or groups: Administrators
Rule ID: SV-226396r877392_rule
Vulnerability ID: V-226396
Group Title: SRG-OS-000324-GPOS-00125
The information system prevents non-privileged users from executing privileged functions to include disabling, circumventing, or altering implemented security safeguards/countermeasures.
Prohibit Non-Privileged Users From Executing Privileged Functions